Rosemary is a popular herb, commonly used to garnish dishes and various meals, due to its unique, pleasant smell.
Yet, scientists confirm that this herb can be much more useful if treated in the treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease!
In Hamlet, Shakespeare wrote, “There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance: pray, love, remember.” He might have been aware of these properties of this beneficial plant.
Studies have shown that rosemary has miraculously strong effects in the case of memory loss and the onset of mental slowing associated with the diseases.
Mark Moss and his scientific team researched the effects the scent emitted from rosemary essential oils had on the brain. What the team found was simply astounding!
There was a distinct positive correlation between the rosemary scent and improved cognitive function – specifically, memory retention! With just a whiff of rosemary, the test subjects were able to improve their scores on a variety of assigned recall and visualization tasks.
In fact, another study was conducted to prove whether or not Alzheimer’s and dementia patients could benefit from rosemary aromatherapy. Unsurprisingly, they also discovered that the scent had a positive correlation with improved cognitive in these patients.
The study’s result stated this exciting news!
“All patients showed significant improvement in…. cognitive function on both [tests] after therapy. In particular, patients with Alzheimer’s showed significant improvement in total scores.”
The findings of these studies give hope that rosemary can be a potent natural remedy for dementia and Alzheimer’s.
Therefore, to boost the performance of your brain, just take a deep breath of rosemary!